Lifestyle Filter
  1. jiminy magazine

    The brainchild of two friends from the UK, Danni Claire and Emily Long, jiminy magazine is a lifestyle site that focuses on sustainability in food, travel, beauty products, and more.

    Design
  2. The Complicated Past and Present of a California Utopia

    “And yet, like all utopian experiments, Esalen’s cracks widened as it grew in popularity and began to attract this wealthier set. Today’s guests hardly care about any sort of counterculture; they care, as Wolfe pointed out, about self-improvement.” Cody Delistraty spends a weekend at Big Sur’s Esalen Institute, once a bastion of hippie counterculture.

    Culture
  3. Huck Magazine

    From surf and skateboard culture to music, art, and activism, Huck Magazine shares stories from the people on the countercultural frontlines.

    Culture
  4. fourth generation farmgirl

    On her farming-and-lifestyle blog, Virginia-based Tonya shares tips on raising chickens and sheep, talks wine and travel, and tells stories from her daily life.

    Animals
  5. The Better Places

    Three editors — from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland — share their personal travel stories and recommendations about where to go, what to eat, and where to stay. “It’s about great food, hotspots, hotels, bars, design, and culture.”

    Lifestyle
  6. Back to Spain

    “Grade A Spanophile” Caitlin is a New Yorker who fell in love with Spanish food. At Back to Spain, she interviews chefs, shares recipes, and posts gorgeous photos of her dishes.

    Cooking
  7. The Online Issue

    Self-proclaimed online shopping addict Bridie started her lifestyle blog to share her personal style, favorite looks, online shopping tips, and anything else that inspires her from the worlds of fashion and beauty.

    Fashion
  8. Bottle Magazine

    Bottle is a no-holds-barred magazine written by women who “are whole human beings with careers and informed opinions who also happen to watch YouTube videos and bake cupcakes and have sex.”

    Culture
  9. A Dash of Color: Four Crafts and DIY Blogs to Explore

    From homemade toys to party decorations, these sites inspire visitors to add a touch of whimsy (and good design) to their everyday lives.

    Art

    No-sew masks by Flax & Twine.

  10. The Scott Brothers

    Known for their HGTV home improvement and lifestyle shows, the Scott Brothers — identical twins Drew and Jonathan and older brother J.D. — produce real estate and construction-focused entertainment across multiple platforms.

    Business
  11. Women’s Wear Daily

    Women’s Wear Daily, a WordPress.com VIP partner, is a century-old publication covering the business and culture of fashion, from breaking news and trends to Fashion Week updates.

    Business
  12. 30 Excellent Quotes from Powerful Women on Overcoming Failure

    From Maya Angelou to Tina Fey, StyleCaster collected 30 smart statements on recovering from failure, applicable to members of all genders.

    Inspiration
  13. Urban Kultur Blog

    Steven, the award-winning blogger, vlogger, and podcaster behind Urban Kultur Blog, focuses on street art, dance music, and other aspects of underground culture in the UK (and beyond).

    Art
  14. Amsterdive

    Amsterdam-based actress Ana V. Martins shares personal musings and reflections on city life, with tips for visitors and locals alike.

    Culture
  15. “The More You Work on It, the Easier It Gets”: A Conversation with Smitten Kitchen’s Deb Perelman

    One of the web’s most successful food bloggers talks about her writing voice, holiday cooking, and more.

    Cooking

    All-butter pie crust. Image by Deb Perelman / smitten kitchen.